Good Morning All. I know we all Love to try new recipes and posting them to SparkRecipes.com...PLEASE When entering a new recipe, put the serving SIZE (eg. 1 cup or 4 oz etc..). It's quite difficult to make a recipe and then divide it by the number of servings to find out the serving size. We all try to watch our serving sizes and acturally measure them out all the time. It would be so helpful to include the serving sizes in your recipes for all of us. Thank You.You are all the BEST....OXOX
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
Portion Control has been the most difficult part of healthy eating for me. So my secret (I'm sure many others use this technique) is to separate into serving sizes immediately after a grocery store trip. I use small ziplocks or rubbermaid containers and separate my grapes, crackers, almonds, even meats into a serving size portion making it easy to grab a snack or pack a quick lunch.
A lot of the food containers now come in "measurement cup" sizes. This makes it easy to control your portion size. If you know that one serving is 1/2 cup or 1 cup use the corresponding container size. Some of the larger containers (i.e. 2 cup) have markings on the side - 1/2 cup, 1 cup etc. These containers are great when you make a large recipe and want to freeze a serving for lunch.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.